Teachers Day Quotes

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The purpose of teachers should be to add to the sum of human knowers rather than the sum of human knowledge

— Stuart Sherman

Teachers play an extraordinary part of our lives and they deserve thanks and praise to recognise the incredible impact that a great teacher can have on your life, inside and outside the classroom.

Every one of us has his or her favourite teacher, who has always inspired and supported them. Here are some quotes and wishes with which you can celebrate the Teachers’ Day!

Teachers Day Quotes

  1. The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'. Dan Rather
  2. "The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn." Cicero
  3. "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Albert Einstein
  4. "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire." William Butler Yeats
  5. Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. Solomon Ortiz
  6. A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning - Brad Henry

Teachers Day Wishes

  1. Wishing all the teachers who enlighten young minds every day. Happy Teacher’s Day!
  2. Thank your teachers for the all the efforts they have put in to built a better future.
  3. Thank you for lighting up others paths.
  4. Thank you for inspiring us and making us what we are today.
  5. You stand for T – Talented E – Elegant A – Awesome C – Charming H – Helpful E – Efficient R – Receptive.
  6. You are always approachable and ready to help. I am lucky to have you.
  7. I want to let you know how much your time, effort, and hard work is appreciated.

Teacher Quotes Collection

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning

— Brad Henry Love.

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble

— Shah Rukh Khan

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires

— William Arthur Ward

Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher

— Maggie Gallagher

Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students

— Godfrey Reggio

A good teacher is a determined person

— Gilbert Highet

A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions

— Martin H. Fischer

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson

— John Henrik Clarke

A good teacher who can take the zero pay and help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially, is literally an angel

— Eva Amurri

A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard

— Eliphas Levi

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen

— Philip Wylie

Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten

— Mary Catherine Bateson

When you play a sax, that saxophone is irreverent. It’s noisy; it’s a trickster… you cannot hide the saxophone in your hands, so it’s a good teacher

— Joy Harjo

So what does a good teacher do? Create tension but just the right amount

— Donald Norman

I am a teacher. It’s how I define myself. A good teacher isn’t someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That’s the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it’ll have to do a lot with teaching

— Justin Trudeau

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers

— Charles William Eliot

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well

— Aristotle

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies

— Robert Frost

They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don’t know it

— Nicholas Sparks.

When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style

— William Glasser

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well

— Alexander, the Great.

The real heroes are the librarians and teachers who at no small risk to themselves refuse to lie down and play dead for censors

— Bruce Coville

A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn

— Ruth Beechick

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches

— Karl A. Menninger

You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it

— J.D. Salinger

The Master said, “A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present

— Confucius

Teaching is a calling too. And I’ve always thought that teachers in their way are holy angels leading their flocks out of the darkness

— Jeannette Walls

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child

— Carl Jung

“That’s what education should be,” I said, “the art of orientation. Educators should devise the simplest and most effective methods of turning minds around. It shouldn’t be the art of implanting sight in the organ, but should proceed on the understanding that the organ already has the capacity, but is improperly aligned and isn’t facing the right way.”

— Plato

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’

— Dan Rather

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system

— Sidney Hook

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher

— Joe Manchin

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning

— Brad Henry

Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives

— -Andy Rooney

The teacher should be like the conductor in the orchestra, not the trainer in the circus

— Abhijit Naskar

No institution can become the cradle of leadership, until its teachers break their manacles of rugged dogmas

— Abhijit Naskar

We must never forget our teachers, our lecturers and our mentors. In their individual capacities have contributed to our academic, professional and personal development

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A wise person can enter and dwell in his own teacher’s knowledge, having realized it for himself through knowledge

— Gautama Buddha

A genuine teacher does not seek to impress you with their greatness, but instead to impress upon you that you possess the skills to discover your own

— Charles F. Glassman

The purpose of teachers should be to add to the sum of human knowers rather than the sum of human knowledge

— Stuart Sherman

The teacher you need is the person you’re living with

— Byron Katie

Even where there are no schools, there are teachers

— Sharad Vivek Sagar

Great teachers are great mentors

— Lailah Gifty Akita

There is plenty to be learned even from a bad teacher: what not to do, how not to be

— J.K. Rowling

Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers

— Mahatma Gandhi

A good teacher is like a candle it consumes itself to light the way for others

— Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

A teacher has two jobs; fill young minds with knowledge, yes, but more important, give those minds a compass so that that knowledge doesn’t go to waste

— Mr. Holland’s Opus

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books

— John Lubbock

I am not a teacher, but an awakener

— Robert Frost
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